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Posted by penbex Message # 1     Posted at March 19, 2014, 10:18 am,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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If your Internet Radio used to work with the "Worldstation" service you have a Radio manufactured by Taiwanese company 'Penbex'.
Penbex went bankrupt and the Worldstation service has been offline. Due to this your radio has become useless.

We have modified the Penbex firmware to connect to our server. This will let you use your Radio again.
Additionally it also gives you an option to connect the account on our server to "MyFavorites" on your Radio so that you can create custom station lists.

To determine what Penbex Radio you have a few things are important.
First check the brand name and model number.
Next turn on the radio, go to settings. Select "information" and scroll down to the detail section.
You will see something like:

[ Detail ]
OS Ver.:
KW-1004 ...

Besides the brand & model this is the second important part.
Look in the download section for firmsware that specifically mentions your brand & model or when this is not listed find one that matches the OS version.

If you brand, model and OS version are not listed then reply to this post with your details so we can try to add support for your Radio as well.

Firmware update instructions:

Upgrade firmware by using USB / SD/MMC

1. Get an accurate firmware version (please check your brand and model number and OS version from the information screen)

2. Copy the file [image.upg] to the root directory on an USB disk or SD/MMC card.

3. Insert the USB disk or SD/MMC card into the USB connector or SD/MMC slot.

4. Press [Setting] button, then scroll up/down to [Upgrade] and press [SELECT/OK] button.

5. Scroll up/down to [Yes] and then press the [SELECT/OK] button to upgrade.

6.Your Radio will restart automatically after finishing the upgrade process.

7. Your Radio must not be switched off and also do not press any function key during the upgrade procedure.

NOTE: It strongly recommended to resetting all settings after the system is upgraded. (eg. perform a factory reset)

 --


Best Regards,
William



 


 


 


(Last Edited by penbex on March 19, 2014, 11:00 am)
 
Posted by 2zzge Message # 2     Posted at March 19, 2014, 3:23 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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OS:ODYS-2.0.0.23 alpha build 01/13/11-1131 SW:20080410.0.1.99  uP Ver:0x25 BOOT:070502-06
THX 2zzge
 
Posted by penbex Message # 3     Posted at March 19, 2014, 4:45 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Odys is available now.. so is the Kingsun.

Feedback is appreciated..

 
Posted by nokia9800 Message # 4     Posted at March 19, 2014, 7:10 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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DmTech IR5000

OS:KINGSUN-2.0.0.3
Release build
11/12/09-1847
SW: 20080410.0.1.99

What firmware to use?
Dc009-2.0.0.8   Kingsun-2.0.0.11

Regards Andreas
 
Posted by penbex Message # 5     Posted at March 19, 2014, 8:39 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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The kingsun..
 
Posted by Debbie Message # 6     Posted at March 19, 2014, 9:55 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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OS:ODYS-2.0.0.23 alpha build 01/13/11-1131 SW:20080410.0.1.99  uP Ver:0x25 BOOT:070502-06
THX 2zzge
Hello,
I also  posses an odys i-net musicbox with the same software version.
After doing an upgrade and re-starting WordStation I only got the following message: (3) unknown format!

Please, help needed
Best regards,
Debbie
 
Posted by penbex Message # 7     Posted at March 19, 2014, 11:48 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Hello Debbie, what was the firmware version that was on your Odys before the upgrade?
 
Posted by 2zzge Message # 8     Posted at March 20, 2014, 2:44 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Hello, I have the same problem as Debbie: (3) Formatfehler!
Reset-Yes

Thanks and regards
2zzge

(Last Edited by 2zzge on March 20, 2014, 3:56 pm)
 
Posted by penbex Message # 9     Posted at March 20, 2014, 2:58 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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try again..I made some changes..
Btw, did you do a factory reset after the firmware upgrade?

(Last Edited by penbex on March 20, 2014, 3:10 pm)
 
Posted by Debbie Message # 10     Posted at March 20, 2014, 4:48 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Hello Debbie, what was the firmware version that was on your Odys before the upgrade?

Hello,
before using the modified firmware, which I got from the support of Odys in 2011, (OS:ODYS-2.0.0.23 alpha build 01/13/11-1131 SW:20080410.0.1.99  uP Ver:0x25 BOOT:070502-06)  I used the original software.
Version OS.ODYS-1.0.3.25.build 01/23/08-1205
SW: 20080107.0.195

By the way after upgrading I made a reset!
Best wishes,
Debbie
 
Posted by folky Message # 11     Posted at March 20, 2014, 7:55 pm,     subject: Language problem with DMTECH IR 5000  
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I did the FW-update as recommended, actually two times, but every time I got something like "No service available". But then I thought I could test to switch the system-language to English (I used Swedish) and magically it worked. That may be strange, but that's the way it happened.
Now I have to help to find the invalid stations. I already found some, but it's not so easy to pinpoint them because of same or nearly same name for some addresses. Example: Deutschlandradio.

Thank you "penbex" for your work! Now we can hope for a longer time using our devices.
 
Posted by penbex Message # 12     Posted at March 20, 2014, 8:30 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Aha, I can fix the language thing I think.. Let me take a look
Ok, should be fixed.. try again in Swedish
(Last Edited by penbex on March 20, 2014, 8:36 pm)
 
Posted by penbex Message # 13     Posted at March 20, 2014, 9:43 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Hello, I have the same problem as Debbie: (3) Formatfehler!

I just flashed my KW-1004 with the Odys firmware.
So far all seems to be fine.
I can use the i.radio feature and browse the countries.
Only some buttons on the front panel are working but it is ok.

I am using the device with a wired lan cable.
I dont have the USB dongle here at the moment (still in some box) so I cant try wireless.
If you are using it via a wireless connection maybe one of you can try it with a wired connection..

I will keep on digging to see what is wrong though.

 


 

 
Posted by paco Message # 14     Posted at March 21, 2014, 9:08 am,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Hello,

My radio is an Akira MCC-B04W@U  ;
With  
F/W Ver: 2.0.0
uP Ver : 0x25
OS ver : KW-1004-2.0.0.18 beta build 01/11/11-1822

I have made a factory reset and set the language to english

and when I test the modified firmware Kw-1004-akira-2.0.0.23 the upgrade doesn't work : it proofs the firmware on the usb or on the sd but reboot immediately.

Can I test the Kw-1004-2.0.0.23?

Thanks.


 
Posted by penbex Message # 15     Posted at March 21, 2014, 9:37 am,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Yes you can.
It seems you previously changed the bootloader to be a generic KW1004. So you need to update with the firmware for the KW1004.
 
Posted by paco Message # 16     Posted at March 21, 2014, 10:09 am,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Hello,

I have updated with the Kw-1004-2.0.0.23 and now it works.

Is this possible now to update with the akira firmware?




Thanks.
 
Posted by penbex Message # 17     Posted at March 21, 2014, 11:24 am,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Technically it is possible but you would have to update the bootloader first (bootloader updates have more risk than regular updates).
However, it is really not needed because the Akira and KW-1004 2.0.0.23 firmwares are 100% the same!!

In fact the latest official firmware from the factory for the Akira is version 1.0.3.62.
I had to modify the newer v2 firmwares from the KW1004 to get the Akira in a better shape.

~William

 

 

 
Posted by penbex Message # 18     Posted at March 21, 2014, 2:53 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Quote:
Quote:
Hello, I have the same problem as Debbie: (3) Formatfehler!

I just flashed my KW-1004 with the Odys firmware.
I will keep on digging to see what is wrong though. 


Further investigation does not reveal anything odd. The server logs show that there are no connection attempts from your IP adresses.
Other persons with the same firmware do not seem to have similar problems. Did you try a wired connection?

 

 
Posted by 2zzge Message # 19     Posted at March 21, 2014, 5:23 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Quote:
Quote:

I just flashed my KW-1004 with the Odys firmware.
So far all seems to be fine.
I can use the i.radio feature and browse the countries.
Only some buttons on the front panel are working but it is ok.

I am using the device with a wired lan cable.
I dont have the USB dongle here at the moment (still in some box) so I cant try wireless.
If you are using it via a wireless connection maybe one of you can try it with a wired connection..

I will keep on digging to see what is wrong though.

 Hello, i´m testing with lan cable (PowerLAN) , don´t work , same Masage"(03) unknown Format"

I can send you(@Penbex) my Odys Box for testing the new Firware.

Regards 2zzge


 


 
Posted by Fantomas Message # 20     Posted at March 21, 2014, 6:09 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Hi !
I just flashed my Odys i-net Music Box and now i have the same problems like Debbie above:

(3) Format error

I changed language to english and made a reset.

Problem is just the same.

Need help !

Thanks

Uwe
 
Posted by mapomf Message # 21     Posted at March 21, 2014, 6:11 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Hi,

My unit is Goodmans CD1505Wi and the version is KW-1004-2.0.0.17, could not find one on the list exactly the same, the last two numbers differs in all firmware available.

Please advise, thanks.
 
Posted by penbex Message # 22     Posted at March 21, 2014, 7:53 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Quote:
Quote:
Quote:

I just flashed my KW-1004 with the Odys firmware.
So far all seems to be fine.
I can use the i.radio feature and browse the countries.
Only some buttons on the front panel are working but it is ok.

I am using the device with a wired lan cable.
I dont have the USB dongle here at the moment (still in some box) so I cant try wireless.
If you are using it via a wireless connection maybe one of you can try it with a wired connection..

I will keep on digging to see what is wrong though.

 Hello, i´m testing with lan cable (PowerLAN) , don´t work , same Masage"(03) unknown Format"

I can send you(@Penbex) my Odys Box for testing the new Firware.

Regards 2zzge


 


That would be very helpful. Mail me for details.

~William

 
Posted by penbex Message # 23     Posted at March 21, 2014, 7:53 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Quote:
Hi,

My unit is Goodmans CD1505Wi and the version is KW-1004-2.0.0.17, could not find one on the list exactly the same, the last two numbers differs in all firmware available.

Please advise, thanks.
Take the KW-1004 version 2.0.0.23
That will work fine.
 
Posted by penbex Message # 24     Posted at March 21, 2014, 7:56 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Quote:
Hi !
I just flashed my Odys i-net Music Box and now i have the same problems like Debbie above:
(3) Format error
I changed language to english and made a reset.

Problem is just the same.
We are working on it.. hang on.
Alternatively reflash the device with the 2.0.0.23 Original firmware.
I have to check the DNS trick to see if it still works
 
Posted by Pollocedrone Message # 25     Posted at March 22, 2014, 8:33 am,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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(from italy...) Akira stereo works fine with generic kw 1004 firmware. Thanks Voyager for your wonderful job!!!
 
Posted by ralphlange Message # 26     Posted at March 22, 2014, 1:15 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Olympia 300, firmware: F/W Ver 1.0.3, OS: OLYMPIA_R-1.0.3.57 build 07/22/08-1701
Thanks a lot! 
 
Posted by Spyder Message # 27     Posted at March 22, 2014, 1:50 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Great news!!! I did the update a few minutes ago and it worked perfectly! William, you're the best, thank you for all the help.

Quick question: I'm in Quebec Canada. Do I get access to all the stations or only the ones in Canada?

Thanks again... I am now a happy camper.

Spyder

 
Posted by miau Message # 28     Posted at March 22, 2014, 2:22 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Hi,
thank you for working on all these problems.
I have a DNT IPMicro, serial nr. 001 BF 400 2991, OS Version KW-1004-2.0.0.18 beta.
After installing the new firmware (KW-1004-2.0.0.23)  I still get the message "(3) Unknown Format".
Can you please help me?
Regina

 
Posted by penbex Message # 29     Posted at March 22, 2014, 8:04 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Olympia 300, firmware: F/W Ver 1.0.3, OS: OLYMPIA_R-1.0.3.57 build 07/22/08-1701
Thanks a lot! 

Ok, will be available soon.
 
Posted by penbex Message # 30     Posted at March 22, 2014, 8:04 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Quote:

Quick question: I'm in Quebec Canada. Do I get access to all the stations or only the ones in Canada?


All streams..
 
Posted by mapomf Message # 31     Posted at March 24, 2014, 12:00 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Quote:
Quote:
Hi,

My unit is Goodmans CD1505Wi and the version is KW-1004-2.0.0.17, could not find one on the list exactly the same, the last two numbers differs in all firmware available.

Please advise, thanks.
Take the KW-1004 version 2.0.0.23
That will work fine.
Thank you so much.
 
Posted by Hachinger77 Message # 32     Posted at March 28, 2014, 3:48 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Hi,

i have the same Problem with my DNT IPMicro after update with Firmware 2.0.0.23

Tobias

 
Posted by penbex Message # 33     Posted at April 3, 2014, 9:48 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Can anyone with an Odys who had the error 3 test if things are better now..?
 
Posted by MarkCrane Message # 34     Posted at April 4, 2014, 1:22 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Hi,

I cannot see any downloads that mention Penbex, or Cobra?

Maybe I'm lookingh in the wrong place!

I have a Cobra 2000 E, FW v 2.0.0, uP Ver :0x26.

Is there a firmware upgrade I can download?

Should I/Can I  backup my current firmware first?

Many Thanks

Mark.

 
Posted by MarkCrane Message # 35     Posted at April 4, 2014, 1:27 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Hi William,

forgot to add my Cobra OS version.

It is MC609_COBRA_EU-2.0.0.23 build 01/11/11-1639.

Thanks,

Mark.

 
Posted by penbex Message # 36     Posted at April 4, 2014, 1:46 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Go to files, then select download firmware in the Worldstation/Penbex section.
or when you are logged in already use this link

 

 
Posted by MarkCrane Message # 37     Posted at April 4, 2014, 2:29 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Worked perfectly!

Thanks very much, got full selection of BBC stations, at last.

Regards,

Mark.

 
Posted by MarkCrane Message # 38     Posted at April 4, 2014, 2:36 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Hi William,

I don't use paypal, how can I donate?

Regards,

Mark.

 
Posted by penbex Message # 39     Posted at April 4, 2014, 2:44 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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No idea.. Using a bank account only makes the banks richer I think.
But it is great to hear you are happy!

 

 
Posted by penbex Message # 40     Posted at April 4, 2014, 3:56 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Odys and IPmicro users that had an Error 3 after updating to the latest firmware should have a working device now!
Enjoy.
 
Posted by Fantomas Message # 41     Posted at April 5, 2014, 8:53 am,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Odys and IPmicro users that had an Error 3 after updating to the latest firmware should have a working device now!
Enjoy.

Hallo penbex !
Odys works fine now
Thanks a lot so far.

-Uwe-
 
Posted by penbex Message # 42     Posted at April 5, 2014, 9:01 am,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Great, thanks for reporting back!
 
Posted by miau Message # 43     Posted at April 5, 2014, 11:02 am,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Hello,
IP Micro works now!
Thanks a lot for your work!

Regina

 
Posted by penbex Message # 44     Posted at April 5, 2014, 10:03 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Great!
 
Posted by pmacfarlane Message # 45     Posted at April 6, 2014, 4:41 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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I think that I might be using the wrong firmware.  For the longest time I thought I had the KW-1004 because it is a Centrios.  Now on the back I see it is a Centrios Model 1315117. Should I try to change to the KW-1315117 software?  Is there a way to do that?  I appreciate the efforts, especially with the changing media sources.

Peter M.
Summerside PE Canada
 
Posted by penbex Message # 46     Posted at April 6, 2014, 5:06 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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The Centrios is exactly the same model (hardware wise) as the KW-1004, IPMicro, Goodmans and several others.
If you are using the KW1004 firmware from here then there is no need to load a Centrios firmware because on the inside the firmwares are 100% the same.

 
Posted by stormday Message # 47     Posted at April 13, 2014, 6:47 am,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Hello so glad to find your informative site. I have not seen a reference to Merlin device but mine is the Penbex model wifi radio- details below from settings information. Which download could I use? Thanks. 

Merlin IR9003
Version: OS: IR9003-D-2.0.0.4
Release Build: 01/07/11-1623
SW: 20080410.0.1.99
uP Ver: 0x45


 
Posted by MrDancefloor Message # 48     Posted at April 14, 2014, 9:27 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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I just can say thank you.
Functions perfectly.

i-net MusicBox with ODYS-2.0.0.23.zip
 
Posted by awass Message # 49     Posted at April 16, 2014, 7:01 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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I recently upgraded my Centrios firmware to the .23 version, using the "generic" KW-1004-2.0.0.23 file, and everything works properly however when I check the info screen it now tells me that the firmware is the "IPMICRO" variety. Is this normal?
 
Posted by ccc8986 Message # 50     Posted at April 17, 2014, 8:32 am,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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I have an Odys i-net musicbox and tried to update it with your firmware. I have the .upg file in the root directory of my USB stick. But when I want to perform the upgrade, the Odys says "no source".

Please help.
 
Posted by penbex Message # 51     Posted at April 17, 2014, 8:40 am,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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I have an Odys i-net musicbox and tried to update it with your firmware. I have the .upg file in the root directory of my USB stick. But when I want to perform the upgrade, the Odys says "no source".
Remember that the device is already a bit old.. at least for electronics it is..
This means that it is not working too well with the latest generation of USB sticks and SDHC cards (for the devices that support SD)
Try to do the upgrade with an older stick.. maybe some 2 GB or so..
 
Posted by ccc8986 Message # 52     Posted at April 17, 2014, 8:44 am,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Thanks!
I tried with an 8 GB Transcend stick.
I will look if I have an older, smaller USB stick sitting around somewhere.
 
Posted by penbex Message # 53     Posted at April 17, 2014, 8:45 am,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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I recently upgraded my Centrios firmware to the .23 version, using the "generic" KW-1004-2.0.0.23 file, and everything works properly however when I check the info screen it now tells me that the firmware is the "IPMICRO" variety. Is this normal?

I combine parts from various firmwares. Due to this the "text strings" inside the firmware are not always exactly matching the device name.
This does not at all influence the operation of the device and is just a cosmetic thing.
Don't worry about it.

~W.
 
Posted by ccc8986 Message # 54     Posted at April 17, 2014, 9:10 am,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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I found my old 4 GB Cruzer USB stick. I am pretty much sure that I did the last Odys update (the last official from Odys) back in 2011 or so with that USB stick.

But still the same: "No source" ...
 
Posted by penbex Message # 55     Posted at April 17, 2014, 9:23 am,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Make sure it is fat or fat32 formatted.
a stick with a size smaller than 4Gb is better though..
 
Posted by ccc8986 Message # 56     Posted at April 17, 2014, 9:24 am,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Yes, it is formatted with FAT32.

I will check if I find a stick with max. 2 GB somewhere ...
 
Posted by ccc8986 Message # 57     Posted at April 20, 2014, 8:27 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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I got a 2 GB USB stick from a friend and this time the update worked! It seems that not all WorldStation stations are working, but many of them. Have to check thoroughly though.
 
Posted by filibrit Message # 58     Posted at April 24, 2014, 3:48 am,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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My Radio is the same as in message No.47 - I flashed the KW-1004-2.0.0.23.2 upg file but still the radio will not work.

 
Posted by penbex Message # 59     Posted at April 24, 2014, 6:40 am,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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My Radio is the same as in message No.47 - I flashed the KW-1004-2.0.0.23.2 upg file but still the radio will not work.
Your attempt to flash the device has failed.
The KW1004 firmware can not run on your 9003-D.
You have to wait until I release a firmware for the 9003-D (soon)

~W.
 
Posted by KarmicKim Message # 60     Posted at April 27, 2014, 9:30 am,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Hello William,

I have an Odys MusicBox. I saw that others have had success with your modified driver for the Odys but I cannot find any driver referring to either Odys or 2.0.0.23. Could you please help me?

OS: ODYS-2.0.0.23
alpha build 01/13/11-1131
SW: 20080410.0.1.99uP Ver: 0x25
BOOT: 070502-06

[Add Station Page]
http://station.penbox.com.tw

As well as 'World Station', the Odys also gives the option of Shoutcast but once a letter is selected it just sits on 'Getting Genres...'.

Many thanks

Kim


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Posted by penbex Message # 61     Posted at April 27, 2014, 5:36 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Go to the files section for penbex firmwares

and download the file called "ODYS-2.0.0.23.zip"

 
Posted by KarmicKim Message # 62     Posted at April 28, 2014, 8:20 am,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Quote:Many many thanks William. WorldStation now works fine. Brilliant!
I don't have Paypal but would be happy to do an Amazon gift card if you'd please tell me which Amazon you'd prefer.
Best Regards Kim

Go to the files section for penbex firmwares

and download the file called "ODYS-2.0.0.23.zip"


 
Posted by penbex Message # 63     Posted at April 29, 2014, 7:26 am,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Thanks, I dont think we have Amazon in NL but thanks for the gesture.
Just enjoy your radio and have fun!

 

 

 
Posted by KarmicKim Message # 64     Posted at April 29, 2014, 2:15 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Many thanks William!
Kim
 
Posted by stivo84 Message # 65     Posted at May 4, 2014, 10:28 am,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Dear William,

once again you did a great job and helped preventing my DNT IPMicro from gradually turning into a black brick. I just flashed the new 2.0 tree firmware and it worked like a charm. I bought the device specifically for its iRadio feature and you helped restoring it after the end of Penbex.

I just realized, that the Gracenote feature is gone. I guess this is not a bug of the firmware but also linked to the Penbex end, for you have to buy the Gracenote service for a company. Is there any way of replacing the Gracenote feature with something like freedb.org?


Anyway....you just did great on the new firmware!!!!!


Thanks a billion!!!!!!
Stivo
 
Posted by chaosphysik Message # 66     Posted at May 8, 2014, 9:25 am,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Hi Folks.

I was now able to Flash my Odys Box as well. Trick was to reformat the Stick with Fat32. I would suggest to add this as a note to the How to Upgrade-Section.


chaosphysik

 
Posted by OSchwarz Message # 67     Posted at May 21, 2014, 12:42 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Quote:
DmTech IR5000

OS:KINGSUN-2.0.0.3
Release build
11/12/09-1847
SW: 20080410.0.1.99

What firmware to use?
Dc009-2.0.0.8   Kingsun-2.0.0.11

Regards Andreas

 
Posted by penbex Message # 68     Posted at May 21, 2014, 4:42 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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OS = Kingsun, so you need to use the Kingsun firmware file.
 
Posted by spamfu Message # 69     Posted at June 4, 2014, 10:42 am,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Please help with firmware for:

KRAFTWERK

Model Name IR006_V1

Version OS : IR006_V1-2.0.0.40 beta build 03/27/09-1412

SW:20080410.0.0.99

[Add Staion Page]

http://station.penbex.com.tw

THX Spamfu

 
Posted by adp314 Message # 70     Posted at June 6, 2014, 2:56 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Do you have software for a Cobra CIR-2000A?
Thank you.
Al
 
Posted by penbex Message # 71     Posted at June 6, 2014, 6:08 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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I will look into the ir0006..
cobra firmware is available in the download section.
 
Posted by MANRICO Message # 72     Posted at June 9, 2014, 7:45 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Hi William, my radio model is Ravon W231 (Phaedora) made by Fenda. The OS is: FENDA-2.0.0.34.

I have tried to install one by one all firmware from the list, but none works. Some give "error" during installation, others seems to be installed, but when choose Worldstation" message is: "Service not available".

And in the information from menu, the firmware always is FENDA-2.0.0.34.

Any help? Thank you from Milan - Manrico

(edit reason: removed large quote)

 


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Posted by penbex Message # 73     Posted at June 10, 2014, 11:04 am,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Both IR006 and Fenda I can fix.. I just need some time to make the needed changes..
 
Posted by joev11 Message # 74     Posted at June 21, 2014, 1:58 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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I have 2 CIR 2000 A units and recently upgraded one of them. With upgrade can now get some Internet stations ( I am in the USA) but many still (most) when accessing return a 'station unavailable' message.

Another issue is after upgrading the unit would occasionally show inverted or mirror image screen graphics. Turning off unit and turning it back on corrects this but I am puzzled as to why this is happening. The actual operation of the unit seems unaffected but before I upgrade the second of my units I wonder can you suggest what may be causing this?

Thanks



modification reason: removed large quote..


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Posted by filibrit Message # 75     Posted at June 24, 2014, 12:57 am,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Quote:

Quote:
My Radio is the same as in message No.47 - I flashed the KW-1004-2.0.0.23.2 upg file but still the radio will not work.
Your attempt to flash the device has failed.
The KW1004 firmware can not run on your 9003-D.
You have to wait until I release a firmware for the 9003-D (soon)

~W.

Hi William
Any update on the firmware for the 9003-D?
Thanks in advance
Anthony


 
Posted by penbex Message # 76     Posted at June 29, 2014, 10:26 am,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Soon, I need to find some time to finish tests..
 
Posted by penbex Message # 77     Posted at June 29, 2014, 10:39 am,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Quote:

I have 2 CIR 2000 A units and recently upgraded one of them. With upgrade can now get some Internet stations ( I am in the USA) but many still (most) when accessing return a 'station unavailable' message.


Hi, The database is as maintained by the users. Some countries are fully up-to-date others lack updates..
You can send updates or post on the forum if you are looking for some particular stations then one of the moderators will take care of it.

Quote:

Another issue is after upgrading the unit would occasionally show inverted or mirror image screen graphics. Turning off unit and turning it back on corrects this but I am puzzled as to why this is happening. The actual operation of the unit seems unaffected but before I upgrade the second of my units I wonder can you suggest what may be causing this?

 

The firmware is 99% the Original firmware. The only thing that is changed is where the device gets its station updates from.
What you describe is probably present in the unmodified firmware as well.. Do a factory reset to make sure no old settings are left in the eeprom parts of the device.. Old settings could be used differently in this firmware..

~William

 
Posted by krischo1 Message # 78     Posted at August 1, 2014, 11:57 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Penbex - you are a GENIUS. Thank you. I was on the verge of wondering what on earth to do with a quite new Cobra cir2000e which suddenly had no internet radio function - the only reason we bought it!  All sorted now, thanks to your brilliance. A donation to follow! Cheers.  
 
Posted by ragjaws Message # 79     Posted at August 16, 2014, 5:36 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Hi I tried using Kw-1315117-2.0.0.23 on my Centrios 1315117, I downloaded it into a folder on my laptop, then extracted it, I then took the KW-1315117-2.0.0.23.upg file and copied it to my Flash Drive. When I went to Setup>Firmware Upgrade>Upgrade and answered Yes..I saw no file found..Any suggestions?

Finally figured out how to post in your forum..sorry for previous mishaps.


 
Posted by penbex Message # 80     Posted at August 17, 2014, 5:29 am,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Probably the stick is not recognized. Try an older stick with fat32 formatting and a size of max 2 gb.
 
Posted by makstri Message # 81     Posted at August 17, 2014, 3:38 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Quote:
Both IR006 and Fenda I can fix.. I just need some time to make the needed changes..
Is Fenda fixed yet? thanks
 
Posted by ragjaws Message # 82     Posted at August 17, 2014, 3:47 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Probably the stick is not recognized. Try an older stick with fat32 formatting and a size of max 2 gb.

Thanks for your quick response...You were correct, I used an older stick and when I clicked on upgrade it showed 'Proofing' then it shut down. I went into 'Information' and found the following..I am sure this tells me it updated. I am new to this I am trying to help an older Polish friend get some Internet Polish Radio Stations. Anyway when I go to the Internet Radio and Choose World Stations it searches and times out..Any suggestions 
[General Information] ...
F/W Ver:1.0.3... 
Up Ver: 0x25...
[Add Station Page] ...
http://station.penbex.com.tw....
[Network Setting] ..
network type:lAN...
DHCP:No..Mac:..........
IP 192.168. etc
Mask...etc....
GW:192.168.1.254...
DNS1 168.95.1.1....
DNS2:168.95.1.1...
[Detail]
OS Ver:
KW-1315117-1.0.3.33
build 12/17/07-1742
 
Posted by penbex Message # 83     Posted at August 18, 2014, 6:04 am,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Wow.. Thats a really old version. You might have to upgrade to a different version first before you can upgrade to the latest version. Send a mail to get that.
 
Posted by ragjaws Message # 84     Posted at August 18, 2014, 8:22 am,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Wow.. Thats a really old version. You might have to upgrade to a different version first before you can upgrade to the latest version. Send a mail to get that.

I sent email 
Angus
 
Posted by Olympia300 Message # 85     Posted at August 19, 2014, 7:00 am,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Quote:
Quote:
Olympia 300, firmware: F/W Ver 1.0.3, OS: OLYMPIA_R-1.0.3.57 build 07/22/08-1701
Thanks a lot! 

Ok, will be available soon.

Hi William,

Is this firmware already available? Couldn't find it in the download section.
I have the same device with same version.

Thanks!!
 
Posted by penbex Message # 86     Posted at September 13, 2014, 8:47 am,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Olympia R version.. Let me check, I did finish it I believe.
 
Posted by Fani Message # 87     Posted at September 14, 2014, 9:24 am,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Hallo, William,
tausend dank dafür, dass du meinem kleinen aber feinen Küchen-Internetradio wieder zum Leben verholfen hast. Ich Habe ein Watson mit KW-1004-2.0.0.17 beta build 11.1 / 11-1822.
Dafür habe ich Deine  KW-1004-Version 2.0.0.23 heruntergeladen, auf einen alten, kleinen-Stick kopiert und upgegradet. Es hat alles auf Anhieb funktioniert, sogar meine gespeicherten Favoriten sind da.
Lieben Gruß aus Deutschland
Fani
 
Posted by Olympia300 Message # 88     Posted at September 15, 2014, 4:50 am,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Olympia R version.. Let me check, I did finish it I believe.

But you will finish it soon, right?
 
Posted by ceekayes Message # 89     Posted at October 6, 2014, 1:33 am,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Dear William,

I have a Merlin Receiver. The IR does not work anymore. Can you please help?

Merlin IR9003

Version: OS: IR9003-D-2.0.0.4
Release Build: 01/07/11-1623
SW: 20080410.0.1.99
uP Ver: 0x45


 Thanks & Regards,


 


 


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Posted by akouba Message # 90     Posted at October 9, 2014, 9:33 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Please, can You send me a Watson KW-1004-2.0.0.18 firmware and working version of colilo upg? My version is KW-1004-2.0.0.17 beta and last versions of colilo and KW-1004-2.0.0.23 do not pass successfully. Or is anywhere available an old versions archive? If it is, please, send me a download link.
Thank You very much.
Regards, Alois

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Posted by penbex Message # 91     Posted at October 9, 2014, 9:51 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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For Watson you need to use the file KW-1004-2.0.0.23.zip
That is the only file that will work!

Also, it is useless to load a new bootloader onto the watson as the only bootloader that we have available is what is already on the watson.

If the file fails verification, there is only one reason it fails:
Your SD card or USB stick is not working properly with the Watson. Remember that the Watson is old and is not capable of properly handling SDHC cards or USB sticks with more than 2 GB.
You should get a USB stick with max 2 GB of memory and FAT or FAT32 formatting.
Alternatively use a SD card with max. 2GB of memory and FAT or FAT32 formatting.
Just try a bunch of older cards. Even a 128MB stick or card will do. Hint: check old phones or camera's...

This applies even if you have been able to use a larger stick in the poast with music on it. For music it is not so important if a bit inside the mp3 files is wrong..
For a firmware update it would be a device killer and thus the firmware verification routine is VERY strict!

 

 

 
Posted by lielow Message # 92     Posted at October 27, 2014, 8:38 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Hi William,

when can we expect a firmware for Olympia 300?

 
Posted by Elmo Message # 93     Posted at November 3, 2014, 3:17 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Dear William,

once again you did a great job and helped preventing my DNT IPMicro from gradually turning into a black brick. I just flashed the new 2.0 tree firmware and it worked like a charm. I bought the device specifically for its iRadio feature and you helped restoring it after the end of Penbex.

I just realized, that the Gracenote feature is gone. I guess this is not a bug of the firmware but also linked to the Penbex end, for you have to buy the Gracenote service for a company. Is there any way of replacing the Gracenote feature with something like freedb.org?


Anyway....you just did great on the new firmware!!!!!


Thanks a billion!!!!!!
Stivo

Hi there,

I know, this very question about the gracenote function is "out-of-topic", but is there any other threat which answers it? I as well would like to use the gracenote information while playing audio CDs, and apparently it really does not work... Is there a way to get the gracenote-informations with your firmware? I use a Watson 1790, and my girlfried uses a IPmico, which both we bought on Ebay two weeks ago.

Would be very kind, if anybody nows anything about GRACENOT!


Yours,
Elmo    
 
Posted by penbex Message # 94     Posted at November 4, 2014, 7:23 am,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Gracenote is not working. It has been broken for a long time iirc it was already broken in some firmwares before the end of Penbex (which was in 2011) and they did not bother to fix it.
Note that even though the source of the firmware was published (only a very early firmware version), the gracenote part was closed source as that did not fall under GPL.
Fixing just the Gracenote would probably cost more than a year which is time I do not have available.

Besides that, the devices are not worth to spend so much time on getting one feature back..
They already lack other features, like not being able to play AAC streams, which can not be added as the hardware is too slow.

~William


 

 

 
Posted by penbex Message # 95     Posted at November 4, 2014, 7:24 am,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Quote:

when can we expect a firmware for Olympia 300?


hopefully soon..
 
Posted by Elmo Message # 96     Posted at November 6, 2014, 12:09 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Dear William/PENBEX!

Thanks a lot for your quick answer; I as well called the company DNT (seller  of the IPmicro) which told me the same: The gracenote-feature is directly implemented in the original firmware because of licence- and contract reasons...

It's a pity, but "what the heck". Anyway, after  I installed the apropriate firmwares both our devices work properly in terms of internetradio functionability... Maybe one day somebody finds a way to bring gracenote back to life under the limit of "a years work", but why isn't it possible to "read out" the original firmware and just modify the "identification code" of the requesting servers (which then should be those of listenlife.nl maybe)?
Probably you then as well would have to pay licence fees, and if you do not get enough donations by users it is a problem. Did  you think about an easier way to connect to gracenote, and then collect the licence money by donations or somehow else?

However, many thanx for  your help!

Elmo             


 
Posted by penbex Message # 97     Posted at November 13, 2014, 7:58 am,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Quote:
Thanks a lot for your quick answer; I as well called the company DNT (seller  of the IPmicro) which told me the same: The gracenote-feature is directly implemented in the original firmware because of licence- and contract reasons...


Hi, Correct, Gracenote is only available when licensed and paid for which I think they did when they released it.
I am not sure if a company has to pay each year to keep Gracenote working. If so it would indeed be a matter of Gracenote kicking out the device due to not being paid anymore as the Penbex company went bankrupt.
However, it is more likely that a one time payment is enough and that the Gracenote API has changed after that. The API means the commands a device uses to call to the Gracenote database.
If new commands to request cd details were introduced at some point in time and the firmware did not get updated because Penbex is gone, so the device simply stops working with Gracenote.

To clarify: if gracenote is no longer working, it will not be fixed in a future firmware release.


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Posted by centriosuser Message # 98     Posted at November 22, 2014, 8:17 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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just upgraded my centrios radio - worked perfectly the first time! thanks!

now if I could find a quiet replacement fan for it i'd be all set.

 
Posted by filibrit Message # 99     Posted at December 12, 2014, 12:24 am,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Hi William
Any update on the firmware for the 9003-D?
Thanks
Anthony
 
Posted by Paddy1508 Message # 100     Posted at December 22, 2014, 1:19 am,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Hello william and other users,

I have an ODYS Musicbox which has lost its stations. I was given your link and the upgrade ODYS-2.0.0.23.zip
 from AXDIA in Germany but the software, although follwing the instructions has not helped!

I would be grateful for any help and advice.

The version data seems to be the same as other users quoted ( eg Debbie)

OS: ODYS-2.0.0.23
alpha build 01/13/11-1131
SW: 20080410.0.1.99uP Ver: 0x25
BOOT: 070502-06

yours desperately,

John
 
Posted by penbex Message # 101     Posted at December 22, 2014, 7:58 am,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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If you downloaded the firmware from our server and installed that, you should have the Worldstations working again...
 
Posted by digiloog Message # 102     Posted at December 29, 2014, 4:17 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Today I updated my Odys MusicBox from 2.0.0.18 to 2.0.0.23. It now works again. The menus and the settings are much better than before.

It took me a while to get it installed, here are some tips in case someone else also has to update:
  • Use an 'old' USB stick, I used a 256Mb from Kingston. I'm not sure if this is important, but for me it worked to do a new format with FAT32 and allocation unit size of 512 bytes
  • Remove the WiFi dongle before the update, otherwise it takes ages before the USB stick is recognized.
  • Do a factory reset: without the reset the directory of the USB stick is not recognized. Before the reset I got every time the message "No Source!"
Then I updated the firmware without an issue. I had to reconfigure the WiFi, but it did not work, it did at least 3 retries. I canceled it. I had to change the security from WPA to WPA2. I reentered the WiFi details and it worked in under a minute.

Thanks to all others with tips and for the updated firmware!
 
Posted by penbex Message # 103     Posted at December 30, 2014, 7:50 am,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Great!
Thanks for sharing.
 
Posted by rpietrz Message # 104     Posted at January 9, 2015, 11:05 am,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Hello,

I don't known why my last post is not visible (firefox 34.0.1 ??) so I put it again.

What about firmware for Olympia 300? When will it be ready?

Robert

 
Posted by penbex Message # 105     Posted at January 9, 2015, 2:15 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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when time allows me to work on it..
 
Posted by KMILLS Message # 106     Posted at March 6, 2015, 10:22 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Both IR006 and Fenda I can fix.. I just need some time to make the needed changes..
not sure how this all works...first time on a forum, but I want to fix my Ravon Phaedora with new firmware.
Any help

 
Posted by penbex Message # 107     Posted at March 6, 2015, 11:14 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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If you have any old firmware file for the ravon you can send it to me and I will see what I can do.
If you dont have any firmware files then there is 0 chance it can be fixed.
 
Posted by filibrit Message # 108     Posted at March 13, 2015, 4:32 am,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Soon, I need to find some time to finish tests..

Hi William
Any update on new software?
 
Posted by MANRICO Message # 109     Posted at March 16, 2015, 9:52 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Quote:
If you have any old firmware file for the ravon you can send it to me and I will see what I can do.
If you dont have any firmware files then there is 0 chance it can be fixed.
Hi, last December 2nd I got message in the blog and by email that a new firmware for Ravon Phaedora (Fenda product) "a firmware update for Fenda is being created".
Now I read on the forum that without an old firmware there are 0 chance it can be fixed. Should I have no hope? How can I get old firmware from Fenda product? I have sold hundreds of pieces and I would like to give my customers some solution.
Could I send the product to you? Can you find solution with product in your hands? I am willing to contribute to your job hoping you can assist me.
Thank you.
Manrico Casagrande - Audio 4 & C - Italy
 
Posted by penbex Message # 110     Posted at March 22, 2015, 9:02 am,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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It is still planned..
 
Posted by GFernholz Message # 111     Posted at March 23, 2015, 10:13 am,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Just downloaded and installed the Firmware for my dnt IP Micro.
Works fine! Great work.
Thanks a lot - great to have guys like you!
Cheers
Gregor
 
Posted by MANRICO Message # 112     Posted at April 2, 2015, 4:40 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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It is still planned..
Thank you for taking care. I will wait for good news.
 
Posted by valahul Message # 113     Posted at December 27, 2015, 1:23 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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I just installed the firmware on a Cobra CIR2000e EU version and worked perfectly. Thank you for modifying the firmware and putting so much effort into this.
 However I wanted to ask if somebody still checks the online radios database, as I found allot of broken ones. I'm from Romania and once I've entered the Romanian folder, found more than 15 offline or error processing. I could barely find 2 of 20 that finally worked and broadcasts.
  thank you once again
,Ionut
 
Posted by penbex Message # 114     Posted at July 12, 2016, 2:44 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Registration date: May 21, 2009
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The Penbex devices are not able to play AAC streams.
Besides that, the database is a community effort. This means that it is as good as the changes that the users put in it.
I already pay for the penbex domain and constructed a replacement database/web interface so that these old machines stay alive. 
I do update streams all the time but there is only so much spare time to keep things going.
So you have to participate a bit yourself as well


 
Posted by Nobi Message # 115     Posted at July 31, 2016, 3:57 pm,     subject: Determine which firmware fits your Penbex Radio  
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Registration date: April 27, 2013
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Hello Ionut,
what are your mainly preferred stations out of our list of Romanian radio stations?
It may help you a little, if we do a repair on a small number of stations at the moment.
Regards, Nobi